Global Athletic Footwear Market Report

April 10, 2014

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

Research and Markets (
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addition of the “Global Athletic Footwear Market Report”
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The analysts forecast the Global Athletic Footwear market to grow at a CAGR of 1.75
percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market
growth is the increasing demand for comfortable footwear. The Global Athletic Footwear
market has also been witnessing the increasing demand for lightweight athletic shoes.
However, the increasing availability of counterfeit products could pose a challenge to the
growth of this market.

The report, the Global Athletic Footwear Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on
an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the
market in the APAC region, Europe, North America, and the ROW; it also covers the Global
Athletic Footwear market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The
report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The demand for lightweight athletic shoes
[http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f93zvb/global_athletic ] is increasing
worldwide because they are more flexible than traditional athletic shoes. Lightweight
running shoes increase speed and add comfort.

This in turn is increasing the revenue for the global market vendors. Furthermore,
lightweight shoes are becoming very popular among end-users in the APAC region due to the
comfort they provide. This is expected to increase the demand for this type of product and
contribute revenue to the Global Athletic Footwear market during the forecast period.

According to the report, one of the main drivers is the increasing demand for
comfortable footwear. The market is witnessing changes in the buying behavior of consumers
who now prefer comfort over price. This factor has increased the demand for comfortable
footwear [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f93zvb/global_athletic ], which in
turn is contributing to the growth of the market.

Further, the report states that one of the main challenges is the increasing
availability of counterfeit products in the market. This is affecting the revenue as well
as the brand name of the global vendors.

Key Topics Covered:

        1. Executive Summary
        2. List of Abbreviations
        3. Introduction
        4. Market Research Methodology
        5. Scope of the Report
        6. Market Landscape
        7. Market Segmentation
        8. Global Athletic Footwear Market-Segmentation by Distribution Channels
        9. End-user Segmentation
        10. Geographical Segmentation
        11. Vendor Landscape
        12. Buying Criteria
        13. Market Growth Drivers
        14. Drivers and their Impact
        15. Market Challenges
        16. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
        17. Market Trends
        18. Key Vendor Analysis
        19. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

        - Adidas AG
        - ASICS Corp.
        - Backers Footwear Group Inc.
        - Crocs Inc.
        - Deckers Outdoor Corp.
        - ECCO Sko A/S
        - Foot Locker Inc.
        - Geox SpA
        - LaCrosse Footwear Inc.
        - Nike Inc.
        - Puma SE.
        - Skechers USA Inc.
        - Steven Madden Ltd.
        - The Global Housing Group
        - The Jones Group Inc.
        - Timberland LLC
        - Under Armour Inc.
        - Wolverine Worldwide Inc.

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